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umd:10558
Digital collection: Films@UM
This was the age of the Tokugawa family, the era of Edo, a period of over two-and-a-half centuries during whi...
umd:10559
Digital collection: Films@UM
The history of Japan past and present is the story of the kami, the supernatural, not quite godlike spirits w...
umd:10561
Digital collection: Films@UM
The arrival of Commodore Perry in 1854 marked the stage for Japan's dramatic leap from the Middle Ages into m...
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4) Obăchan's garden (2001)
Digital collection: Films@UM
In the wake of the 1923 earthquake that devastated Tokyo, 25-year-old Asayo Murakami left Japan, her husband ...
umd:10557
Digital collection: Films@UM
In 1540, Portuguese navigators and Jesuit priests landed in a Japan of shoguns and samurai, where the arts of...
umd:2115
Digital collection: Films@UM
This documentary examines the life and career of Isamu Noguchi, a prolific Japanese-American sculptor, best k...
umd:10563
Digital collection: Films@UM
This program provides a record of a society in flux, in which the traditional mechanisms for looking after ol...
umd:10691
Digital collection: Films@UM
From their ascension to power in the 13th century to the unconditional surrender of Japan at the end of World...
umd:10766
Digital collection: Films@UM
An examination of the development of Kyoto architecture during the last half of the 19th century and the firs...
umd:2051
Digital collection: Films@UM
Focusing on the emblematic flowers, foods and festivals of each season, this four-part series introduces the ...
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11) Geisha (2000)
Digital collection: Films@UM
Filmed in collaboration with Arthur Golden, this program captures the geisha mystique while documenting the e...
umd:2159
Digital collection: Films@UM
The tea ceremony originated in China but was transformed in Japan into an art of infinite resonance with prec...
umd:10560
Digital collection: Films@UM
Japan in the modern age: a people existing between the protection of the kami and the geological dangers of e...
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14) The Art of Kabuki (1988)
Digital collection: Films@UM
An introduction to the 400 year old tradition of Kabuki, explaining its origins and purposes, its literary so...
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Digital collection: Films@UM
A portrait of Hirohito, emperor of Japan for sixty years, from 1926-1989.
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16) Bunraku (2003)
Digital collection: Films@UM
Presents the story of Bunraku through puppeteer Tamao Yoshida and chanter Sumitayu Takemoto. Backstage footag...
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17) Theater in Japan (1989)
Digital collection: Films@UM
This program explores the cultural debate within Japan regarding traditional forms of theater and more contem...
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Digital collection: Films@UM
This program combines extensive archival footage of Mishima; interviews with colleagues, including his biogra...
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Digital collection: Films@UM
Hideaki Kuribayashi was a disciple of koto legend Tadao Sawai and is considered the finest living player of t...
umd:2171
Digital collection: Films@UM
A collection of film footage from the 1930s highlights the social and economic changes which characterize tha...
umd:10615
Digital collection: Films@UM
Explores the basis of Japan's postwar economic success, how the consensus of its shared culture broke down in...
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Digital collection: Films@UM
Examines the role of the onnagata in Kabuki theater, the male actor who plays a female role, who exemplifies ...
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Digital collection: Films@UM
Westerners who find their Japanese competitors iron-hearted, unrelenting, and unwavering will learn from this...
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Digital collection: Films@UM
Begins with an examination of the Manchurian Incident of 1931, when Japan took advantage of civil war in Chin...